Procurement, Category and Contract Managers

Full Time Permanent

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Working with a leading commercial consultancy, NRL are looking to recruit Procurement, Category and Contract Managers of all levels to work on a range of nuclear, defence and central government frameworks in the UK.

The Role:
You will be joining a team led by one of my client's partners and a board member. The team of people you will be working with are from diverse backgrounds and experiences and as well as being hard working they enjoy business networking and socialising. 

As a Senior Procurement Manager, Category Manager and/or Contract Manager you will have a large presence on programmes and projects, taking ownership whilst also managing junior colleagues responsible to you for service delivery.

As a valued member of the team, you will be given the tools to further build and develop your skills and knowledge as well as to increase your personal profile to support your career progression.

You will need:


Degree qualified –  within a construction or business related discipline
MRICS, MCIPS, MCIOB or working towards these qualifications
Experienced in procurement, category management and/or contract management delivery
Experience of working within the requirements of the Public Sector regulations including the Public Contracts Regulations, the Utility Contracts Regulations and/or the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations
Experience of working in a client focused environment – working collaboratively with clients and other consultants in our client’s offices
Senior Procurement Managers, Category Managers and Contract Managers must be capable of running projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
Ability to implement commercial policy and give advice to client teams
Ability to take personal responsibility in dealing with clients and others whilst striving to exceed their commercial expectations
Ability to manage personal workload and a significant portion of projects
Excellent bid writing experience
Excellent document drafting and analysis skills
Excellent commercial skills
Excellent communication and  presentation skills

Holds SC security clearance
Relevant experience of major capital programmes and complex projects, including infrastructure, construction, engineering or systems projects
Familiarity with a range of different complex delivery models
Experience in sector specific forms of contract
Experience in any of the following:

Strategy Development including Benefits Identification
Early Market Engagement
Developing Procurement, Packaging, Commercial and/or Contracting Strategies
Developing Commercial Governance Procedures, Processes and Systems
eSourcing and/or eEvaluation Systems
Running Tender Processes
Tender and Contract Documentation Production
Awarding Contracts
Contract Management
Commercial Management
Risk and Opportunity Management

What's in it for you?:

Competitive salary dependant on experience
Industry leading benefits package

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